Saturday, December 07, 2013

Turkey to Convert Hagia Sophia into Mosque

Turkey's Islamist-leaning govt is planning to convert the Hagia Sophia into a mosque:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/on-faith/turkish-leaders-want-to-convert-the-hagia-sophia-back-into-a-mosque/2013/12/04/0d84411e-5d27-11e3-8d24-31c016b976b2_story.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/04/hagia-sophia-mosque_n_4386401.html

The Hagia Sophia was a prominent Christian church of Constantinople which was turned into a mosque after the city fell to the Turkish Ottomans. It was later turned into a museum under Ataturk's rule.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hagia_Sophia


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